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Elkem Silicones for building the future

Professionals in the construction sector, whether they are erecting new buildings or renovating old ones, need high-performance and cost-effective silicones for a wide range of applications. Silicones are used in the formulation of paints, bonding materials, sealants, cable insulators, as well as for architectural molding to replicate stone and marble. Elkem Silicones has been supplying innovative high performance, cost effective and easy-to-use products to the construction industry for over 50 years.

For new buildings and in renovation, we provide a full range of solutions:

  • Bluesil® architectural paint for enhanced colors and long-lasting protection

  • Bluesil® water repellent ingredients for long-lasting protection and reliability

  • Buesil® sealants for flexible joints between construction materials as well as for waterproofing windows, doors, facades etc.

  • Bluesil® silicone based raw materials for the formulation of construction materials

  • Bluesil® elastomers for profiles, cables, architectural molding etc.

  • Bluesil® RTV-2 for replication of stones and other construction materials

Our expert teams can provide advice on the choice of products, hands-on training for your technicians and operators, and assistance for dealing with regulatory and compliance issues.

 

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AdhesivesThree adhesive roller.Flexible, durable and versatile silicone answers for your adhesive needs.Adhesiveshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Adhesives.aspx
Architectural MoldingPicture of the inside of a bathroom with old style Bluestar Silicones Architectural Molding Solutions.Architectural Moldinghttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Architectural-Molding.aspx
Construction SealantA construction with multi-coloured windows.Elkem Silicones Construction Sealant Solutions.Construction Sealanthttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Construction-sealant.aspx
Paint & CoatingsVarious coloured open tubes of painting.​How do Elkem Silicones improve paints and coatings?Paint & Coatingshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/paint-and-coating.aspx
Rubber ManufacturingPicture of a yellow rubber mask and tuba.Innovative Silicone Elastomers for Rubber Manufacturing.Rubber Manufacturinghttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Rubber-manufacturing.aspx
SolarAt the fore front the top of a wooden table, at th background trees letting through some solar sunbeam.Sustaining Solar Energy.Solarhttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Solar.aspx
TapeTransparent tape.Self-adhesive Tape SiliconesTapehttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Tape.aspx
Technical TextilesA waterrepealent red technical textile with drop of water beading on it without infiltrating.Silicones are ideal for coating technical textiles. They are versatile, easy to process and provide durable and innovative performance features. Technical Textileshttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Technical-Textiles.aspx
Water TreatmentA water purification plant using Bluestar Silicones Silcolapse foam control agents.Silcolapse® foam control agents reduce and eliminate foam in your water purification processes.Water Treatmenthttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/Water-Treatment.aspx
Wire & CableCable with smoke coming out due to short circuit.Providing safe and reliable solutions for wires and cables.Wire & Cablehttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Market_And_Application/Pages/wire-and-cable.aspx

 

 

Extrusion of Tubes and CathetersMedical catheters manufactured with an extrusion process using silicone.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/CaseStudies/Extrusion-of-Tubes-and-Catheters.aspxExtrusion of Tubes and CathetersSilicones are ideal for making extruded tubing and catheters, providing the highest performance levels and complying with the most demanding standards.

 

 

Bluesil silicone brand logo.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Our_Brands/Pages/Bluesil.aspx
Mix&Fix silicone brand logohttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Our_Brands/Pages/Mix--Fix-Center.aspx
Silcolapse silicone brand logohttps://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Our_Brands/Pages/Silcolapse.aspx
Silcolease silicone brand logo.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/Our_Brands/Pages/Silcolease.aspx

 

 

Picture of a car engine being jump-started.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/Our_offer/KEC/Pages/SuccessStories/Automotive-Wire--Rubber-Compounds.aspxMehdi ABBADIGlobal Business ManagerSilicone wire to replace externally sourced cables.

 

 

Bluesil FRC 8470A low smoke zero halogeen cable (LSZH) in fire.https://silicones.elkem.com/EN/company/Research_And_Development/Pages/Bluesil-FRC-8470.aspxBluesil FRC 8470Innovative HCR in safety cables saves lives.